NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 1–10 out of 61 events
from August 15, 2020 to December 12, 2020
in History (x) category

Saturday, August 15, 2020

Aug15

Wyckoff From Home

at Virtual/Online Workshop

9:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
A new resource for students and families of all ages to help enrich virtual learning and experience New York City’s Oldest House from the comfort of home. Make sure to check…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Summer History Series

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)Queens

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come to learn history through the fun of a range of games and activities! Ages 7-12.
Category: History

Sunday, August 16, 2020

Aug16

Wyckoff From Home

at Virtual/Online Workshop

9:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
A new resource for students and families of all ages to help enrich virtual learning and experience New York City’s Oldest House from the comfort of home. Make sure to check…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 17, 2020

Aug17

Wyckoff From Home

at Virtual/Online Workshop

9:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
A new resource for students and families of all ages to help enrich virtual learning and experience New York City’s Oldest House from the comfort of home. Make sure to check…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Aug18

Virtual Summer Camp

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:01 a.m.11:59 p.m.
School's out and it's time for HRPK's online summer camp! Tune in for weekly live lessons, interactive crafts, activities and experiments!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Wildlife, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Wyckoff From Home

at Virtual/Online Workshop

9:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
A new resource for students and families of all ages to help enrich virtual learning and experience New York City’s Oldest House from the comfort of home. Make sure to check…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Aug19

Wyckoff From Home

at Virtual/Online Workshop

9:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
A new resource for students and families of all ages to help enrich virtual learning and experience New York City’s Oldest House from the comfort of home. Make sure to check…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Ask a Scientist

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Engage with real scientists in real time! Each month, we invite you to explore current park research with a local STEM expert followed by a live Q&A session.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Fishing, Wildlife, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Whiteness, Slavery, and the Making of Race in the Atlantic World

at Virtual/Online Only

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Using anthropological, archaeological, and historical perspectives, we will explore how early modern racial distinctions were socio-legally constructed, how they come to bear on our understandings of localized histories of race in places like New York City, and how the complexities of race-making processes in the past are being manipulated in the present.
Category: History, Talks, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Aug19

MJM Virtual Parlor Chat: 'How the Mosquito Changed the Course of the American Revolution' with Professor Tim Winegard, Colorado Mesa University

at Virtual/Online Workshop

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Winegard will discuss how this nefarious pest has been at the front lines of history as the grim reaper, the harvester of human populations, and the ultimate agent of historical change. The talk will have a specific focus on the mosquito’s role in the Continental Army’s victory during the American Revolution.
Category: Education, History, Talks, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

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